Academics

05.19.11
Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 with back-to-school PC, professors shake their gray, uncool heads
05.19.11

Microsoft offers free Xbox 360 with back-to-school PC, professors shake their gray, uncool heads

With only the best interests of its younger customers at heart, Microsoft has a new back-to-school...

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05.09.11
Researchers reveal initial Wizard101 findings
05.09.11

Researchers reveal initial Wizard101 findings

"The stereotype of the dysfunctional, male teen gamer no longer holds," say the researchers behin...

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05.04.11
Shocker! College kids like having iPads in the classroom
05.04.11

Shocker! College kids like having iPads in the classroom

E-readers may not be good enough for Princeton's hallowed halls, but students and professors at Ok...

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12.14.09
Ithaca College hosts panels and posters on MMO topics in Second Life
12.14.09

Ithaca College hosts panels and posters on MMO topics in Second Life

If you're a game theory/design nut, or you just really love talking about MMOs in an academic sens...

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12.09.09
University of South Florida athletes receive MacBook Pros
12.09.09

University of South Florida athletes receive MacBook Pros

Join the team, get a MacBook Pro. Not a bad deal. The University of South Florida wants to ensure t...

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09.28.09
Kindle DX called "poor excuse of an academic tool" in Princeton pilot program
09.28.09

Kindle DX called "poor excuse of an academic tool" in Princeton pilot program

We've never thought the Kindle DX was ideal for serious studying, and it sounds like the students a...

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02.16.09
New York to open game-focused school this fall
02.16.09

New York to open game-focused school this fall

Enrolling in a game-focused school may have been just a dream for us children of the 20th century, b...

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01.10.09
The gold standard: A WoW economics course proposal
01.10.09

The gold standard: A WoW economics course proposal

If you're like me, you're ... well, you're probably incredibly handsome and charming. But you're als...

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08.16.08
Richard Bartle laments poor state of game education in the UK
08.16.08

Richard Bartle laments poor state of game education in the UK

Richard Bartle -- the man who co-invented MUDs at the University of Essex in 1978 -- described the p...

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